[OSM-talk] OSM Legal in OSM reimplementation project

Phil! Gold phil_g at pobox.com
Thu Aug 16 21:41:37 BST 2012


* john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> [2012-08-16 14:58 -0400]:
> Could some consideration be given to grandfathering, ie if your existing
> use of our data is non profit or government and you are not supplying our
> data to third parties then you are permitted to continue to use the data as
> if it was CC-by-SA.  This would avoid the problem of delays whilst approval
> is obtained once more.

I would presume that anyone who needs time to put the license change into
effect would continue to work off the last CC-BY-SA planet file (or the
last pre-redaction CC-BY-SA planet file), without consuming updates of
course, until they're ready to work with ODbL data.



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